I Feel Disconnected

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    What do you do once the emotion is gone.

    When you're not happy and you've stopped being depressed. Art isn't my everything anymore. Music bores me. What now?
    JustScout JustScout
    16-17, F
    2 Responses Sep 27, 2014

    I'm Tired Of Feeling So Detatched

    Sometimes I just feel like I'm going along doing what I'm supposed to be doing. My body is doing whatever I'm supposed to while my mind is only half focused on it. The best way I can describe it as is as if I'm hiding in my own head. I carry on conversations without putting real...
    mysteryhatcat mysteryhatcat
    18-21, F
    1 Response Oct 1, 2013

    My friends are all going on Spring Break

    together and they didn't ask me..I go to a dfferent college than they do... But it's weird because I don't even know if I would actually want to go...but still..it's weird that they didn't even ask me? I don't know../:
    kittenkate kittenkate
    22-25, F
    Apr 6, 2014

    I have limited knowledge of western pop culture.

    I often feel strange to be caught in such a state - to be speaking and using this language and yet not totally immersed in the culture of music and songs. For that reason, when any of those in my circle posts a song here, I would always make it a point to open it and listen to...
    novembermoon novembermoon
    41-45, F
    3 Responses Feb 17, 2016

    I am starting to worry

    that I am not really connected to anyone in my life. People in my life can play vital roles in my times of need, be good company, share ideas, etc, but if one of them died, it would be a shame, but not much more. When my grandad died, it didnt really bother me, the thing that...
    MrWinstonSmith MrWinstonSmith
    26-30, M
    2 Responses Mar 2, 2014

    Like A Half Forgotten Dream

    I feel so far away lately, and have for a long time. Like I'm emotionally and mentally not here. There have been times throughout my life when I've felt this, usually just when something fun or exciting is happening, and a lot of what should be enjoyable memories have just...
    UnknownObserver UnknownObserver
    31-35, F
    1 Response Oct 30, 2013

    nothing feels real and it has felt like this

    for so long i can not be bothered feeling like this anymore. i am a robot everything i do have no control over. it is like my body is being normal for my brain. im so ******* scared i will go insane. i am so disconnected
    luceybows luceybows
    22-25, F
    Jun 1, 2014

    Still Trying To Connect...

    There are some signs that make it pretty obvious that I am supposed to be distant from some people for some reason. Whatever that reason is-I don't know. And I honestly don't want to find out why. It must be for a good reason. Good reasons are often the ones I don't like.It is...
    KnightWolfX KnightWolfX
    Apr 21, 2013

    Sorry. It's my fault.

    It seems like whether it's in person,txting, social apps, etc. Everybody feels like I'm trying to ignore them. I'm not. I'm sorry. Things are just weird now that I'm back.
    JustScout JustScout
    16-17, F
    1 Response Jul 6, 2014

    Valerie's Letter

    I almost feel like reading everyone's stories is a reminder of Valerie's letter Valerie's Letter http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k2W0-z8EnaM  
    NeoZen NeoZen
    46-50, M
    1 Response Oct 4, 2013

    Sometimes I think I've opened myself up too

    much I build these contacts but some withdraw and leave me disconnected from them and myself. I can not close my heart part way; I'm all or nothing. I become attached before they have had a chance to decide. I can't be upset when they withdraw; yet I'm still left with another...
    Sewmuch2do Sewmuch2do
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 13, 2015

    I've noticed this a lot about myself lately.

    I'm not really upset about it, just that I have become aware of how little I seem to truly connect with a lot of my friends. Like a friend will tell me, along with other friends a sad story and I know that the appropriate response is to be sad so I will act sad with the group...
    SolitarySummer SolitarySummer
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Aug 13, 2014

    Being a freelance journalist

    for this newspaper is a lonely hobby. It's my job. I've done it a year now. I'm getting better. (I make the odd mistake, I called the capital of New Zealand Auckland in a commentary, they had to resend it, I got a kicking. But we're all good.) I dunno what's missing really. I...
    thinkdeeper thinkdeeper
    26-30, M
    Nov 4, 2015

    Making Friends Is a Chore

    I have old friends, the guys I knew back in school - it took me almost all of secondary school to forge a bond with them, and I do feel like part of a group with a shared past and identity, but we're all over the country at uni now and I need local friends. I don't understand why...
    winstonwelles winstonwelles
    26-30, M
    7 Responses May 26, 2008

    There Yet Not There

    I'm not really sure how to explain this one adequately.  I know lots of people at the place I work, dealing with the public daily and I try to be friendly anyway it simply happens.  Literally I have hundreds of what one might call acquaintances, people I work with...
    FranzJosef FranzJosef
    26-30, M
    6 Responses Nov 5, 2007

    You would think that a person with

    such a large nuclear family could not possibly feel alone and disconnected. Add to that mother, sister, brothers and a few friends it's ludicrous to affirm that I am indeed alone and disconnected and desperately so. I don't feel that I have anything to offer my family nothing...
    colorbuff colorbuff
    51-55, F
    Feb 8, 2016

    Nothing Makes Sense

    I am more than disconnected from the world around me. I am light years away. I watch everything from a distance. And when I am this far away, nothing makes sense. There is no way that I am the only one in this whole screwed up world who thinks the way I do. There is no way I am...
    KnightWolfX KnightWolfX
    1 Response Apr 30, 2013

    From Other People

    It's funny to think about all of the things we have now in order to connect with other people and stay connected. And hell if you can't make connections to other people in real life (which everyone seems to be incapable of doing now) there is the internet, where you can pretty...
    explainit2me explainit2me
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Apr 6, 2013

    I feel like I'm a ghost walking the earth.

    People feel my presense, but choose to ignore it. I feel like when I try to reach out to people, my words go in one ear and out the other. My friends have rejected me, just like they have everywhere else I've lived. My family makes presumptions about who I am or what I've been...
    sammichs sammichs
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 3, 2014

    Hard Time

    I have a hard time connecting with the world. I actually don't connect with people at all in real life. I have some online friends I feel connected to somewhat because we share some similar experiences, but overall, I feel very disconnected from everything except my own inner...
    ItchyWitch82 ItchyWitch82
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 17, 2011

    I'm in a drifting phase of my life,

    where I'm kind of waiting for a happening... I decided to go out last night, and clear my mind. I was diverted from my evening by a minor vehicle crisis, but I managed to make it. I was with some coworkers that I'd never been out with, and found myself smoking pot. Since my...
    scootter01 scootter01
    36-40, M
    Sep 26, 2014

    found a song that describes the feeling.

    lyrics included in video:
    mierdamundo mierdamundo
    Aug 13, 2014


    Disconnected, That’s me, I feel like a cord, That’s been unplugged, Please, Somebody, Plug me in, So I can live again.
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket
    46-50, M
    Oct 3, 2011

    I deeply feel disconnected.

    . I'm building walls to keep people out, to see who's cares enough to break into them. As the clock ticks, I'm drawn more into myself.. I feel like I have much to say, yet I'm too numb to speak, hoping someone will just pull the words out of me.. Does anyone Really care...?
    ShallowPink ShallowPink
    22-25, F
    Jul 9, 2014

    Right now, I feel as

    if someone I care about is ignoring me. I don't want to let it affect me so strongly, but it does. I graduated recently, and the experience made me feel really happy. But now, people are constantly reminding me about it, through Facebook. Now, I feel as if I'm focusing more on...
    UubrixLila UubrixLila
    26-30, F
    Jun 27, 2014

    It is not that you are disconnected.

    You are buying into society by saying so. Those who feel as if they are 'disconnected' just happen to live and breathe on a higher wavelength of energy. They will never know what it feels like. They are the ones that are disconnected. We are the ones who truly are connected...
    dinah897 dinah897
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 6, 2014

    I feel so disconnected from myself,

    from my brain,emotions I cannot explain the things that are so desperately trying to escape.. I just feel so trapped in my mind I'm screaming for help but the words don't come out. When I get in my depressed mood I don't talk to anyone .. I feel as if I can't. I don't leave my...
    Couldhelp Couldhelp
    18-21, M
    1 Response Jan 15, 2015

    When I stared talking to Tim it was great ,

    the site and meeting him really helped me to get over a person that I was connected to for 18 years. Tim helped me to step back and take a good look at myself something that I haven't done since I met up with my husband somewhere in all those years that I was with him I lost...
    monica0215 monica0215
    56-60, F
    1 Response Mar 30, 2015

    Hopeless: Any Help?

    I am very disconnected: like I am an anti-life person without a soul, dropped in a life. I can speak about life in theory, but in practice all goes into a void...I read and I doen't remember it a couple of minutes after. That makes things difficult in talking to people. I...
    noexperience09 noexperience09
    5 Responses Jul 20, 2009

    I've always been shy.

    When I was a kid I never really talked to anyone. I've never had friends. I hung around with people in high school, but was never close with anyone. I was going to say more but I won't go on, basically I just feel disconnected from society. There's no point to a human who can't...
    Obbita Obbita
    26-30, M
    1 Response Mar 24, 2014

    I didn't think it was possible to miss human

    connection. To miss being able to call someone yours. I've reached my limit , I got so used to being alone that now being alone hurts. It hurts to see people happy with one another , it hurts to see display of affection. Because when you're used to always having a person not...
    Kaydash Kaydash
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 28, 2014

    Maybe This Is Just Who I Am

    Have you ever seen Alice In Wonderland? I remember seeing that movie for the first time. I watched, keenly aware of how much I grinned as she went on her fantastic journey. I was no stranger to delusional adventures. Being my fathers only child, and living with him nearly all the...
    MusicLoveAndPeace MusicLoveAndPeace
    22-25, F
    8 Responses Mar 21, 2013

    My name isn't important.

    What I do, how old I am, or where I am. But for the record, I have had no hard memories before 2009. Just fragments people told me about, and the rest is just imaginary filled in or provided with pictures that I don't remember. I do know that since 2009 I've been on a flat plane...
    LostInCyclones LostInCyclones
    18-21, M
    1 Response Dec 7, 2015

    Out This World

    i am living in this world even though i feel so disconnected alot time i feel living here even though it feels like i am only person left here in this world
    roadofdarkness roadofdarkness
    2 Responses Apr 21, 2012

    Is There Anybody Out There?

     .... Its my own fault. There are people who have tried to reach out to me. There are people who say that they care. The problem is with me.  I just don't know what to do anymore.  I feel like all i can feel is the negative aspects of life. I hate this. I try and...
    Tacit Tacit
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Dec 14, 2008

    I skate downhill and

    that doesn't help my mental health but I ******* love it!
    CrookedMat CrookedMat
    26-30, M
    Mar 17, 2014

    Far Away

    Everyone has always felt far, far away, even though people are drawn to me. People of all kinds, especially those who lost their world, those who are broken. For some reason, I must have been meant as merely an observer rather than a friend. Because I often find that these people...
    deleted deleted
    Jun 15, 2013

    I Am Terrific.

    There are many meanings to the word, and most people use it to describe something good or amazing. I, however, am terrifically disconnected from those around me.Terrific, adjective;Of great size, amount, or intensity. It makes sense, considering how much time I literally spend by...
    AzuraSkies AzuraSkies
    Apr 20, 2013

    The Barrier Between Me and the World

    Separated, floating in suspension like i am an alien on planet earth, an alien in my family; i am truly the thing dropped off by fed X.  i mean I've always heard the bible verse we are in the world but not of it, but I'm not sure this is the kind of detachment...
    tulick tulick
    31-35, F
    41 Responses May 27, 2008


    so the one girl at my skool thinks im a complete freak because she saw my cuts and later found out i never stopped cutting. she seems pissed (im not trying to date her she already has a boyfreind) i feel disconnected from her now.
    bloodynightmares97 bloodynightmares97
    22-25, T
    2 Responses Apr 5, 2013

    I feel like there is no one

    that really sticks around anymore. Like they know I'll always be here, but they take advantage of that as if I don't need the same thing I'm giving them.
    imjon imjon
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Mar 17, 2014


    When I reach out to someone, I feel farther away from them than I did before. When I try to love someone, they pull away. When I try to connect, people become more distant. I wonder what I am doing so wrong. Am I really so scary that people want to go away?
    num83rs num83rs
    3 Responses Mar 17, 2013
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